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COVID-19 vaccine expected to land in New River Valley this month

Virginia Tech students and employees may be able to receive the vaccine by the spring, according to the New River Health District.

Date: 12/09/2020
Veterinary college alumni uniquely prepared for a pandemic

From public health veterinarians and pathologists to veterinary epidemiologists and disease surveillance experts, the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine's One Health-trained alumni have their boots on the ground in response to the COVID-19 crisis.

Date: 12/09/2020
Stronger than ever: A letter from Frank Shushok Jr.

In this end of semester message, Shushok — vice president for student affairs — gives the vigilance of students and the Virginia Tech community credit for overcoming a challenging fall term.

Date: 12/09/2020
Birthday project offers unique ways for Hokies to celebrate turning 21

After seeing its success at Virginia Tech, educators at schools across the country, such as James Madison University and Kansas State University, have implemented versions of the Hokie Wellness 21st Birthday Project.

Date: 12/03/2020
Virginia Tech Athletics adopts cost-saving measures to address COVID-19 budget impact

The measures protect all varsity athletics programs and student-athletes.

Date: 12/03/2020

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A message to students from Byron Hughes, dean of students

Like other offices on campus, the Dean of Students Office will be available to you as the semester proceeds.

Date: 03/16/2020
A message from SVP and CBO Dwayne Pinkney

Efforts to reduce the on-campus population of students and employees support the overall public health goal of limiting the potential spread of the virus. The reduced on-campus population reduces the public health risk for the entire community – including those working on campus and working remotely.

Date: 03/16/2020
A message from Vice President for Human Resources Bryan Garey

We have received many questions from employees about their options should the coronavirus spread more broadly across Virginia, especially with Friday’s announcement from Gov. Ralph Northam ordering all K-12 schools in the commonwealth to close for a minimum of two weeks.

Date: 03/15/2020
A message from Frank Shushok, interim vice president for Student Affairs

It’s in times like these past few days that the honor of being a Hokie feels especially amplified. With uncertainty and anxiety coming from every direction, the spirit of generosity from our students and their families has been humbling.

Date: 03/13/2020
University extends spring break, moves classes online, and more in response to COVID-19

In consultation with our partners in the Virginia Department of Health, we are adopting a range of principle-based actions, effective immediately. We are confident that these actions will lower the risk to our communities.

Date: 03/11/2020

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